Xiaomi Redmi S2 Budget Smartphone With Dual Camera, Face Unlock to Launch in India

Xiaomi Redmi S2 is reported to bear a dual camera setup and Snapdragon 625

Xiaomi is reportedly set to launch a new budget smartphone with a new series. As per a report, the company is working on a new smartphone called Redmi S2.

The budget phone was uncovered by XDA-Developers, after firmware files obtained by Funky Huawei of FunkyHuawei.club for the device thes. The firmware files reveal a few key details about the hands.

The Xiaomi Redmi S2 smartphone is expected to be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor coupled with 16GB of onboard storage and 18:9 display with a 1440 x 720 resolution.

In terms of the camera, the Redmi S2 is packed by dual camera setup on the rear – 12-megapixel Sony IMX486 sensor as the primary sensor and a 5-megapixel Samsung S5K5E8 secondary sensor. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi S2 will pack a 5-megapixel front camera featuring the similar Samsung S5K5E8 sensor. The cameras will be equipped with Bokeh effect, and facial recognition features and beautify for Portrait Mode.

Xiaomi Redmi S2 features

If this firmware is to be believed, the phone will also come with Electronic Image Stabilisation (EIS). The leak also suggests that the device will come with a 3080mAh battery along with Android 8.1 Oreo with MIUI 9 on top. You can also expect to find support for Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, GPS with A-GPS and IR Blaster.

The firmware does not reveal any information on when this smartphone will be launched, except for the launch countries China and India.


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